Purpose: To assess work related mathematical ability.
Employment categories: Apprentices, trainees, technical and trade personnel and others who may need to perform basic mathematical problem solving.
Administration: 25 minutes
Content: The ACER Test of Employment Entry Mathematics (TEEM) is a group test of basic, numerical aspects of mathematical ability. The items cover basic mathematical problems of a type that might be encountered in a technical or trade training course or on the job in technical or trade positions.
The items begin with relatively easy numerical problems then progress through more difficult numerical, geometry, visual-spatial and short story problems. The items measure common mathematic skills, including division, percentages, rounding off and fractions. Understanding of mathematical terms is required to complete the test accurately.